|Technology Tree - Currently Selected Item|
Here you can see what item is currently selected.
Displayed here are several different research names. Starting with the Dependancies, these are shown on the top row of names, they are the items of Research
required to do the currently selected one.
Next, the one highlighted in white is the item that is currently selected from the Index List.
Finally, the bottom row of names below the highlighted one, are what the currently selected item will allow to be done once completed.
|Required Research Facilities|
Listed here are the number of Research Centers required to do the currently selected item from the Index List.
The Research Centers used MUST be already constructed on any of your planets, they are as follows:
Building Research Center
Ship Research Center
Unit Research Center
Science Research Center
Technology Research Center
Weapon Research Center
|Required Resources/Time To Research|
This section shows the resources required to start the currently selected item of research. Below it is the time it will take to do, with and without the
Special Project (Advanced Research Development - Only available with an Upgraded Account Code).
Once most items of research are completed, you will generally get something to build. This section shows what the currently selected item of research will
allow the player to build, once completed.
|Alphabetic Research Index|
This Index lists every type of Research available within the outer reaches universe. It is listed in alphabetical order.
Certain key features of some items of research are shown on the alphabetic list above to help locate special items. The key features shown are as follows:
[ name ] - Items shown in this manner are top level items. In other words, they are at the very top of the research tree, and
have no parents. All other items in the tree will somehow be descended from at least one of these.
[ name ] (Weapons) - When you have researched this item, your scientists are deemed capable enough to handle weapons. As such, if you have a
Trade Center, you will be able to trade weapons with the Traders and other players.
[ name ] (Ships) - When you have researched this item, your scientists are deemed capable enough to handle ships. As such, if you have a Trade
Center, you will be able to trade ships with the Traders and other players.
[ name ] (Units) - When you have researched this item, your scientists are deemed capable enough to handle ground units. As such, if you have a Trade
Center, you will be able to trade ground units with the Traders and other players.